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Day: September 10, 2022

“Educate the Girl Child “- A 5 KM Marathon organized By Indian Army for Children of Trehgam & Zurhama
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“Educate the Girl Child “- A 5 KM Marathon organized By Indian Army for Children of Trehgam & Zurhama

  Indian Army organized a 5KM Marathon to create awareness for Educating the Girl Child on 10 September 22 in which children participated with full enthusiasm and zeal. The event was organised for 144 participants in three different categories. The route of Marathon was Kawari Ground - Hiri chowk - Hayan turn - Sumo stand, Trehgam - Government High school, Banpura, Trehgam. The event culminated with prize distribution ceremony where the first three in each category were given cash prize and medal. All the participants irrespective of their position in the marathon were given a specially designed cap for being a finisher. During the prize distribution, Principal of Govt Highschool, Banpura, Trehgam spoke to participants on importance of education among girl children and of kee...
International Literacy Day  The STEARS celebrates the joy of literature and self-expression on International Literacy Day in Kashmir schools
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International Literacy Day The STEARS celebrates the joy of literature and self-expression on International Literacy Day in Kashmir schools

    On 8th September, 2022, The STEARS (Step Towards Educated and Responsible Society) celebrated International Literacy Day across several schools in the 4 districts, Anantnag, Srinagar, Kupwara and Sopore of the Kashmir Valley with around 200 children involved in a reading, writing and drawing competition, revolving around the theme of their favourite story or poem. International Literacy Day, celebrated annually since 1967, started and continues on with the aim to “remind the public of the importance of literacy as a matter of dignity and human rights”. It came into existence for the creation of a more literate, educated, and thus sustainable society: starting from our local communities to bring about comprehensive global development. The theme of this year’s Literacy...
SADBHAVANA MEGA MEDICAL CAMP ORGANISED AT VILLAGE CHUNTIWARI, MACCHAL SECTOR
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SADBHAVANA MEGA MEDICAL CAMP ORGANISED AT VILLAGE CHUNTIWARI, MACCHAL SECTOR

  Chuntiwari, Macchal Sector, Kupwara - 9th Sep 2022. Chuntiwari is a remote village in the Machhal Valley and is a conglomeration of a number of small villages. The nearest medical facility for some of these small villages is minimum a two hour trek and for access to medical specialists the villagers need to visit Kupwara And even Srinagar.The Indian Army as part of the Sadbhavana initiative organised a Mega Medical Camp for the residents at Chuntiwari and nearby villages.Three medical specialists at the Camp were called from Srinagar; a Gynaecologist, Pediatrician and General Physician. Two Doctors from the Local Army Unit also participated in the event.The Camp benefitted a total of 200 villagers with about 93 males, 78 females and 25 children from the surrounding area and was ...
Cloudy sky, rain likely in J&K: MeT
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Cloudy sky, rain likely in J&K: MeT

Meanwhile, Srinagar recorded 17.7 degrees Celsius, Pahalgam 12.8 and Gulmarg 9.5 degrees Celsius as the minimum temperature this morning. Srinagar, Sep 10: The Meteorological (MeT) department on Saturday forecast cloudy weather with light rain in Srinagar and light to moderate rain in Jammu division during the next 24 hours. "Cloudy weather with light rain is likely in the valley and light to moderate rain in Jammu division during the next 24 hours", an official of the MeT department said. Meanwhile, Srinagar recorded 17.7 degrees Celsius, Pahalgam 12.8 and Gulmarg 9.5 degrees Celsius as the minimum temperature this morning. Drass town in Ladakh clocked 8 degrees, Leh 11.5 and Kargil 15.2 degrees. Jammu received 21....
India issues advisory outlining risks for students planning to study medicine in China
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India issues advisory outlining risks for students planning to study medicine in China

A striking feature of the advisory is that only 16 per cent of the students passed the required test between 2015 and 2021 to qualify to practice in India. Beijing, Sep 10  India has issued a detailed advisory for prospective students wanting to study medicine in China, cautioning them of the pitfalls, including poor pass percentage, mandatory learning of official spoken language Putonghua and stringent norms to qualify to practice in India. The advisory was issued as thousands of Indians studying in Chinese medical colleges are currently stuck at home for over two years due to Beijing's COVID visa ban. According to official estimates, over 23,000 Indian students are currently enrolled in various Chinese universities. A vast majority of them are medi...